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Animal tests surge under new U.S. chemical safety law
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 9:02 PM

2016 measure urged the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce animal use, but numbers are rising instead.

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EPA discovers another lead-contaminated neighborhood near East Chicago
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 8:51 PM

As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finishes digging up lead-contaminated yards in East Chicago this spring, testing reveals another toxic neighborhood nearby.

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Could lead-contaminated water lead to infant death?
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 8:48 PM

Some Milwaukeeans are raising new concerns about the potential health risks associated with lead. Critics point to a cluster of infant deaths in the 15th Aldermanic District and think contaminated water might be to blame.

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How the chicken nugget became the true symbol of our era
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 8:47 PM

This is what happens when you turn the natural world into a profit-making machine.

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Report: China now has 9 times as many solar jobs as the US
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 8:46 PM

Trump’s policies will only make it worse.

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Do global travelers have to leave their environmental ethics at home?
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 8:45 PM

Global tourism is responsible for some 8 percent of total carbon emissions, about three times more than what previous studies had calculated, according to a study published Monday.

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Ebola: DR Congo confirms new outbreak
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 8:43 PM

There are two confirmed cases and 17 deaths where the virus is suspected in Bikoro, officials say.

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New York takes climate cues from Oklahoma
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 8:41 PM

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was outraged after Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy ravaged the East Coast in 2011 and 2012, respectively, causing $80 billion in damage.

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Farm runoff in U.S. waters has hit crisis levels. Are farmers ready to change?
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 8:41 PM

Some farmers and lawmakers across rural America are getting serious about preventing nitrogen and phosphorous pollution. Will it be enough to avert a catastrophe in our rivers and oceans?

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Majority of voters oppose Trump offshore drilling plan: Poll
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 8:38 PM

More than half of voters oppose proposed plans by the Trump administration to expand oil and gas drilling off coastal states, according to a poll out Tuesday.

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How the growing “One Water” movement is not only helping the environment but also saving millions of dollars
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 8:38 PM

Solutions to floods, droughts and pollution that look upstream, downstream and everywhere in between save dollars and make sense.

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‘Our land is our home’: Canadians build tiny homes in bid to thwart pipeline
Tuesday May 08th 2018, 8:36 PM

Much of Kinder Morgan pipeline’s proposed route lies within Secwepemc territory, and locals describe their fightback as ‘a matter of life and death.’

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